Identification

Name

Kentucky-Electronic Public Health Record System

Short name

KY-EPHRS

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Cabinet for Health and Family Services (Kentucky) (CHFS)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2014-06-16 21:24:39+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 21:57:56.305400+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Kentucky Electronic Public Health Record System (KY-EPHRS) provides the backbone of an integrated electronic health record, including disease surveillance and support for the Health Alert Network.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early detection
(3) Situational awareness
URL http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/ephrs/
Related system
(1) National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Kentucky
Disease transmission types
(1) Air-borne
(2) Ingestion
(3) Sexually transmitted
(4) Vector-borne
(5) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Select agents or toxins
(4) Vaccine preventable
(5) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records
(3) Laboratory Records